|Name||Address||City||State||Zip Code||Phone Number|
|Suffolk County Clerk Offices|
|Suffolk County Clerk||3 Pemberton Square||Boston||MA||2108||617-788-8175|
|Boston City Clerk||1 City Hall Square||Boston||MA||2201||617-635-4600|
|Chelsea Clerk||500 Broadway||Chelsea||MA||2150||617-466-4054|
|Massachusetts Clerk||1 Pemberton Square||Boston||MA||2108||617-557-1020|
|Revere Clerk||281 Broadway||Revere||MA||2151||781-286-8162|
|Suffolk County Town & City Halls|
|Boston City Hall||1 City Hall Square||Boston||MA||2201||617-635-4000|
|Boston Globe City Hall||1 City Hall Square||Boston||MA||2108||617-936-3554|
|Chelsea City Hall||500 Broadway||Chelsea||MA||2150||617-466-4000|
|Revere City Hall||281 Broadway||Revere||MA||2151||781-286-8100|
|Roxbury City Hall||1483 Tremont St||Roxbury Crossing||MA||2120||617-635-4920|
|Winthrop Town Hall||1 Metcalf Sq||Winthrop Town||MA||2152||617-846-4344|
|Suffolk County Marriage License Offices|
|Boston Marriage License||Boston City Clerk, 1 City Hall Square, Rm. 213||Boston||MA||2108||617-635-4179|
|Winthrop Marriage License||Winthrop Town Clerk, 1 Metcalf Square, Room 8||Winthrop Town||MA||2152||617-846-1742|
|Suffolk County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases|
|Boston City Registry Marriage Applications|
|Boston City Registry Website|
|Boston Public Library Database|
|Chelsea City Clerk Birth Records|
|Chelsea City Clerk's Office Death Records|
|Chelsea City Clerk's Office Marriage Applications|
|Chelsea City Clerk's Office Marriage Applications (Chelsea, Massachusetts)|
|Chelsea City Clerk's Office Website|
|City of Boston Archives|
|City of Boston Inspectional Services Department Archives|
|City of Chelsea Genealogy Records|
|Revere City Clerk's Office Website|
|Winthrop Town Clerk Vital Records|
|Winthrop Town Clerk Website|
|Married Couples||87,496 (28.8%)|
|Unmarried Couples||21,758 (3.0%)|
|Never Married Men||180,112 (56.1%)|
|Never Married Women||179,829 (51.7%)|
|Separated Men||8,002 (2.5%)|
|Separated Women||11,356 (3.3%)|
|Widowed Men||5,666 (1.8%)|
|Widowed Women||23,443 (6.7%)|
|Divorced Men||21,637 (6.7%)|
|Divorced Women||31,314 (9.0%)|
Where to Find Marriage Records in Suffolk County Massachusetts
If you are trying to locate marriage records in Suffolk County, one of the places you want to visit is the Registry of Vital Records. This is the central register of all matters relating to a person’s birth and death registration, as well as other vital personal records. It holds information on marriages, divorces, adoptions, as well as births, deaths, and more. It is one of the most important public records in the state and should be well maintained.
There is actually no cost to search the Suffolk County Registry of Vital Records. If you are doing an online search, it is free. You can also visit the offices in the county if you live there and request a copy of your records from the office for a small fee. Many people use this service when they are doing background searches on someone because it gives the best results.
You will need to search using either your name or the person’s name in the search box that appears on the site. You will need the full names of both individuals along with their current address and contact numbers if you know it. The submission of this information on the website is absolutely confidential. The only time any information will be released is if the person decides to make you aware of their identity. In that case, the website will send an email to the address provided saying that you have requested the record of them, and then follow up with a phone call.
Another option for finding marriage records in Suffolk County is to go through the courts. There are many cases that require this type of information and you may have to search through the records yourself to find what you are looking for. There is a small fee to do this. In some of the cases, you may not even need to call the court house to get the information, you may just have to file a request with the court that handles the case. A clerk will handle everything from submitting the right information to collecting the fee you owe.
If you still aren’t satisfied with the information that you find, you may want to take a trip down to the town records section of the Record Office. They will have all the information that you would ever need on a marriage record. They have the date the event was held, names of the people involved, location, reason for the wedding, and more. This is usually free and you can come in anytime during office hours. You can see if there are any records against a name that you are checking, and you may also be able to get a county-by-county information about a specific name that you are investigating.
It really doesn’t matter how you find marriage records in Suffolk County. You can do it by hand or online. Whichever method you choose, you will be glad that you took the time to do the research on the information you needed. You never know when you will need it in the future. It is better to be prepared than it is to be disappointed.